Dog bites dog in Ilfracombe attack

ndg-Police-Station-wk07-bggra

- Credit: Archant

Owner of alsatian sought after it attacks basset hound in Score Valley Woods.

POLICE are seeking the owner of an alsatian which savaged a basset hound at Score Valley Woods in Ilfracombe in what is described as an unprovoked attack.

The incident occurred on Saturday, February 23 as a woman in her 60s walked her basset hound in the woods at around 3pm.

Police said the Alsatian was not muzzled or on a lead as it charged at the smaller dog, which needed stitches after being left with injuries to its back and legs.

Anyone who saw the incident or who has any information is asked to contact PC Nella Barker by dialling 101 and quoting CI/13/177.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter